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    Help needed on rod selection

    I fish mainly lakes and I want a 3wt rod. I have found a Sage SPL 389, 3wt and a Winston IM6, 9 ft, 3 wt. Each rod is in good fished condition and the asking price is $275 for either one. It seems...
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    Throw my name in please. Jim Harper

    Throw my name in please. Jim Harper
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    Thanks for the tip and phone number. I did not...

    Thanks for the tip and phone number. I did not know that the factory would sell retail. Thanks again JC, "you da man!!" Jim Harper
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    I forgot to mention that my local NuCanoe dealer...

    I forgot to mention that my local NuCanoe dealer here in Yakima wants full retail (I know that is usual) PLUS he wants $150 for a delivery fee to his store from the factory in Bellingham, WA. I am...
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    JC, of course I have. That is the primary reason...

    JC, of course I have. That is the primary reason I am considering one. They just happen to help support the BEST fly fishing site. Jim Harper
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    Thanks to the very informative input form all of...

    Thanks to the very informative input form all of you, I think I am going to go to Portland next weekend and look at the Hobie Sport. Hopefully I can get a chance to try one out. I still wonder just...
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    First, thanks for all the input. I will be...

    First, thanks for all the input. I will be hauling whatever I buy in my Tundra pickup. I guess it was foolish to posy such an open ended question, but I am seeking to gather all the information I...
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    No, I am tending to favor the Hobie Mirage...

    No, I am tending to favor the Hobie Mirage because of the ability to move and fish at the same time. Maybe, I need to look at that one also. Thanks. Jim
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    Hobie Mirage or Nucanoe?

    Hi all,

    I am tired of my pontoon and the whole wader bit when using it. I am going to keep it for rivers, but I am looking at getting either a Hobie Outcast Mirage or the Nucanoe. I plan to use...
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    mine

    Did I miss a speck of dust in the left front?? My materials are in plastic bins in the drawers of the dresser alphabetically by type and color. Am I a bit too anal?? Jim Harper
  11. Thread: WD40's

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    Re: WD40's

    On the Yakima River here in central Washington, they are one of the staple of "go to" nymph patterns. Easy to tie and effective. Jim Harper
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    Re: Turbo Dubbing Twister

    Sorry to bring up such an old thread, but I just built my dubbing twister this past weekend. I have made a couple of dubbing brushes using 32 ga copper wire. They look too big for anything smaller...
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    thanks

    I got my punch yarn today. Thanks a million for the kindness. Jim Harper
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    I would like to get in on your offer. I will...

    I would like to get in on your offer. I will send a pm with more information. Thanks, Jim Harper
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    Viet Nam helicopter pilot with the 101st...

    Viet Nam helicopter pilot with the 101st stationed in Soc Trang 65-67. Jim Harper
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    Thanks

    Hey, Ron that is just great. I will try it here in Washington on The Yakima. Thanks. Jim
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    Mahogaany dun

    Rainbow, thanks but I think Jay has it .

    Jay, if I understand it is sort of like a BWO but with a brown body. Am I correct on that? Or, are the hackle tip wings a necessary part of the fly form a...
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    Mahogany dun recipe and tutorial?

    :?: I have used the search feature to no avail in my quest for a recipe for a mahogany dun. Can someone aid in my search? A step by step tutorial would also be helpful. Thanks in advance for any...
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    Thanks

    WOW, Tim I got my flies today. You are very good indeed. They are beautiful. I will use some of them on the Yakima tomorrow and anticipate they will do really good. Thanks very, very much.

    Jim...
  20. Thread: Hackle Guard

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    Thanks

    Thanks for the replies. I figured that is what it was for, but just wanted to confirm it. I think that I will continue to use a short piece of drinking straw after trying the hackle guards. Jim...
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    Hackle Guard

    A friend gave me a set of hackle guards that were given to him a long time ago but he never used. They consist of three cone shaped disks with a short handle that has a small hook on the end of the...
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    My thought is that you can easily learn to flip...

    My thought is that you can easily learn to flip fly in an hour, another week to learn to fly fish. To get good at it, well I have been fly fishing over 55 years and I am still not to the point that...
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    Man I love this place! The Lefty's knot seems...

    Man I love this place! The Lefty's knot seems like the deal for me. Even my old eyes can see well enough to tie that one. THANKS ALOT. JC, sorry about the comment addressed to you, but I just...
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    loop knot for tippet to fly

    First, yes JC I did use search and I did look at the knot section, but I did not find what I am looking for. I am lookng for a simple loop knot that I can use to attach my fly to the tippet in order...
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    My favorite top three are all size 10 olive...

    My favorite top three are all size 10 olive buggers, one with brown hackle, one with grizzly hackle, and one with medium dun.

    Jim
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